Thrombiflo 60 mg/0.6ml Injection is an anticoagulant. It works by inactivating certain blood-clotting proteins. This prevents the formation of blood clots and prevents blockages in the blood vessels of the body.
In Depth Information on Thrombiflo Prefilled Syringe
Expert advice for Thrombiflo Prefilled Syringe
You have been prescribed Thrombiflo 60 mg/0.6ml Injection for the prevention of blood clots.
Regular lab tests are not required to check whether it's working, unlike other similar medications.
Thrombiflo 60 mg/0.6ml Injection increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, or using sharp objects.
Inform your doctor if you are also taking other medicines that affect bleeding risk like aspirin and NSAIDs.
Notify your doctor if there is bleeding from gums, nose, or wounds that lasts more than 15 minutes, or if blood appears in urine, stool or vomit.
Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
Thrombiflo Prefilled Syringe related warnings
Special precautions for Thrombiflo Prefilled Syringe
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Thrombiflo 60 mg/0.6ml Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Thrombiflo 60 mg/0.6ml Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby. Thrombiflo 60 mg/0.6ml Injection is released in small amounts in the breast milk and amounts reaching the baby are also small, which would not be expected to cause any harmful effects to the baby.
Thrombiflo 60 mg/0.6ml Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Thrombiflo 60 mg/0.6ml Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Thrombiflo 60 mg/0.6ml Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Thrombiflo 60 mg/0.6ml Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor. However, cautious use is advised in patients with underlying liver disease.
Enoxaparin is not the same as heparin but both are used for similar indication. Lovenox is the brand name of enoxaparin
Q. Does it come in pill form?
It does not come in pill form
Q. Can I take paracetamol or ibuprofen with enoxaparin?
Enoxaparin is known to interact with paracetamol and ibuprofen and so should be taken only if prescribed by your doctor
Q. Is Thrombiflo affect INR/ PTT/APTT/platelets?
Thrombiflo increases the INR values (International normalized ratio; defines how long it takes for blood to clot when on anticoagulant therapy versus normal time) Partial thromboplastin time (PTT) or activated PTT (APTT) or platelets are not affected by Thrombiflo.
Q. Is Thrombiflo an anti-platelet, blood thinner/anticoagulant?
Thrombiflo is an anticoagulant which does not allow blood to clot thus acting as a blood thinner but it is not anti-platelet
Q. Is Thrombiflo dialyzable?
No, it is not dialyzable
Q. Does Thrombiflo contain pork?
Thrombiflo is manufactured using pork intestine
Q. Does Thrombiflo have to be refrigerated?
Thrombiflo should not be refrigerated
Q. Does it contain benzyl alcohol?
It does contain benzyl alcohol
Q. Does Thrombiflo make you tired?
Thrombiflo is not known to cause tiredness as a side effect. Please consult the doctor when any side effects are observed while taking Thrombiflo